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List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube - Share Your Videos

List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube   Share Your Videos

One of the top viewed pages on ReelSEO is that of a post that I put out with a resource list of video sharing sites. I took the time to update the list, and add a bunch more – more than 300 video sharing websites ...

Reel Success With Video Thumbails In Google Universal Search

UPDATE – So, looks like Google is still playing with letting other sites show thumbnails in the SERPS. They have recently removed these thumbnails from appearing in an organic search. More to come on this as it appears they are being filtered for in google ...

Video Thumbnail Images for Bloggers A "BUG" On Google SERPS - Problem Resolved

This past week I was in Toronto for Christmas and decided to do some Google keyword searches for my site.  What I found was a bit odd in that there was a new thumbnail appearing for my site's result (see below).   I thought that perhaps ...

TubeMogul InPlay - Flash Player Interaction Metrics and Analytics

Illumenix is an in-depth online video metrics and analytics service. They offer a wide range of services including syndication tracking, player tracking and Flash Video Analytics via their StreamLighter service which integrates into Flash video players. StreamLighter tracks viewing habits as well as video interactions ...

Video Search "buzz" for Presidential Candidates' Names Closely Matches Vote Results

Many data surveys were publicized during the 2008 election comparing the online popularity of candidates in the social media space, including for video content. But does online buzz match really match up with offline conversions, in this case - voting patterns for presidential candidates? When ...

Measuring Social Media Buzz With Video (how Obama Beat McCain)

What are people saying about you, where are they saying it, how are they saying it (with text, video, images), is it positive or negative, and how should you act on it? A new "Prime Buzz" metric tool, created by the search marketing firm Prime ...

Video SEO and "Defensive Reputation Management"

In an extension from our original article on online reputation management with video, ReelSEO's Grant Crowell recently interviewed Jordan Glogau, speaker from the Search Marketing Expo East conference in New York earlier this month, on the panel "Search and Reputation Management." Jordan is the SEO ...

Dailymotion Subtitle Capabilities In Multiple Languages

DailyMotion call themselves the world's largest independent video entertainment website (so does Metacafe). However, we have found out that they have just added the ability to put subtitles right into any videos you upload which might propel them into that position. The new feature allows ...

VideoSurf's Up Dude - Radical or Bogus Video Search?

VideoSurf - Just another video Search Engine? VideoSurf states they have taken video search to a whole new level by allowing computers to see inside of the content of videos. The search engine then bases its results on visual identification according to the site and ...

Online Video Press Releases Powered By SpotRunner

MultiVu, PR Newswire's multimedia and broadcast PR company, and Spot Runner, a technology company developing the next generation of advertising services, announced today the launch of the MultiVu™ Spot Runner® MNR, a more affordable, all-in-one solution for planning, producing and distributing videos via multimedia news ...

New Online Social Video Networking and Discovery Platform - Have You Seen It Yet?

SeenItYet is a social video discovery platform for people who like to entertain their friends.  It's your source for the funniest new videos from across the internet and it's also a more fun and interactive way to share your favorite videos.

Is Google Universal Search Biased Towards YouTube?

The short answer is....   It certainly seems so!  There was a great post today from Sherwood Stranieri of SearchEngineLand titled, "Is Google Universal Search A Walled Garden?." The nice thing about this article is that the author takes a fairly objective approach, giving Google the ...

Google Applies "clustering" and Titles To Video Results

Google is now featuring video listings from its universal search results pages in a 2-column, 2x2 format, similar to its format for featuring 2-columns of links of popular websites....

Search Engines Use UGC To Improve Video Search

As you likely have heard, Youtube recently a new annotations feature that basically enables video creators to add add background information to a video hosted on Youtube. You can also use the annotations to link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within ...

Adap.tv Helps Publishers Adapt To Video Advertising

This past week at the Streaming Media East conference in New York City, I had the privilege of speaking with the CEO of Adap.tv, Amir Ashkinazi. Prior to forming adap.tv, Amir was a founder and the CTO of Shopping.com. Amir told me all about their ...